Bio: Poehnelt, James M. – Marine Cpl. (Honored for Service – 1971)
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 21 Jan 1971
Marine Cpl. James M. Poehnelt, route 1, Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.), was awarded the air medal and wings of gold while serving with Marine medium helicopter squadron 364 in Vietnam.
The air medal is awarded to a Marine who has flown 20 combat missions.
To earn air crewman wings Cpl. Poehnelt has successfully completed classroom instruction in engineering aircraft inspection, survival and ordnance. He also received over 50 hours of flight instruction as an air crewman.
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